January 2021 WSP Newsletter

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Wenzel Select Properties Newsletter-Vol 11 Issue 1
(630) 430-4790 team@wenzelselectproperties.com www.wenzelselectproperties.com




Home Sellers, Be Prepared for a Buyer’s Home Inspection


After making a home offer, most buyers will want a home inspection before closing the deal. A third party examining your home for potential problems can be nerve-wracking especially since the sale of your home depends on the outcome. If you’re anxious about the home inspection process, here are some things to know:

It Helps to Understand the Process
Home inspections can take up to three… Read More

Prices Rise; Home Sales Climb Almost 27% Higher Than Last Year


For the past five consecutive months, existing-home sales have risen month over month, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). In October, sales climbed 4.3% from September and 26.6% from October 2019. Of all the homes sold in October, 72% remained on the market for less than 30 days.

Home Sales Expected to Climb in 2021
Economists with NAR predict that existing… Read More

Four Reasons to Refinance Your Home When Rates Are Low


Low interest rates make it tempting to refinance, but refinancing usually comes with some upfront, out-of-pocket costs. It’s not a race to simply have a rock-bottom rate, but sometimes it makes sense to refinance. Here are four reasons to take advantage of low rates:

1. Reduce your monthly payment.
On a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, a 1%… Read More


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Featured Testimonial

by Thomas & Molly


We LOVED working with Lisa!! From our very first phone call she was always willing to drop what she was doing to help us and listen to our concerns. She is honest with her home critiques and we knew we were getting a good home with her guidance. She treats her customers like family!


December Happenings


Congratulations to
on the purchase of her new home!
Congratulations to
Ron & Crystal
on the sale of their property!

Thank you for allowing WSP to assist you with your most valuable investment.

Lisa M. Wenzel
Managing Real Estate Broker

These New Year’s Resolution Tips Will Keep You On Track


We all make New Year’s resolutions, but most of us fail to stick to them. Our motivation and self-control is always much higher in the run-up to December 31 than it is two weeks into January. But to follow through with resolutions requires months or even years of willpower. Here are some strategies to help you stay committed:

Take Small Steps
Your resolution might be something big, such as losing weight, learning a language, or getting a promotion at work. Don’t get disheartened if you haven’t achieved it in the first few weeks of the year; you’ve got to take… Read More

Four Great Home Features for a Stay-at-Home Lifestyle


More Americans are working remotely because of the coronavirus, and for some people that shift will be permanent. Dedicating space to a stay-at-home lifestyle not only allows you to enjoy your home, but it makes your home more valuable because would-be homebuyers are seeking a new wave of home features. Here are four desirable home features:

Office Space
When you’re working from home, you need a place to work. Propping up your laptop in bed or setting it up in the laundry room while you fold clothes isn’t ideal. Convert a spare bedroom, a den, a loft, or part of a finished basement into office space. Keep in mind… Read More

Featured Listings

443 57th St
Downers Grove, IL

4 Bed, 2.1 Bath
Fresh Updates Throughout
Finished Basement
Great Neighborhood

2615 Clarke St River Grove, IL

3 Bed, 2.1 Bath
Completely Remodeled
Largest Lot in Town!

450 S Western Ave #502
Des Plaines, IL

2 Bed, 2 Bath
Top Floor Unit
Move-in Ready, Great Location!

1508 Barrymore
Darien, IL

2 Bed, 2.1 Bath
Completely Updated
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Managing Broker: Lisa Wenzel – 630 430-4797
Broker: Melissa Mathis – 630 392-5171
Broker: Freddy Wenzel – 630 750-4797
Broker: Danny Reed – 708 703-4653
Broker: Kristine Emmel – 847 489-8965
Broker: Catherine Lopez – 630 981-4572
Broker: Michaela Valle – 630 946-4269
Broker: April Stary – 630 962-4820
Broker: Nina Rodriguez – 224 587-0780
Broker: Eumeka Aguado – 847 513-4433
Broker: Harmanpreet Singh: 630 440-1578
Team Wenzel, 1120 Norfolk Street,

Downers Grove IL 60516

The material in this publication is provided for your informational purpose only and is not intended to substitute professional advice.
If your property is currently listed with a Real Estate Broker, this publication is not intended as a solicitation.